Alexander Knox (1749-1788)_

Started by <private> Knox on Tuesday, July 5, 2011


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7/5/2011 at 6:29 PM

Alexander Knox of Eden Hill, co. Down, married, had two sons:
Alexander (1757-1831), theologian, and friend of John Wesley
and George (1769-1841), a merchant in Dublin and planter in Jamaica.
He married in 1804 Letitia Greenfield (1783-1835), grand-daughter of Letitie Knox of Prehen.
They had two sons: George Knox (1814-1892), Chaplain to the East India Company,
and Alexander Andrew Knox, writer

Another descendant Alexander Knox was born at Eden Hill in 1802. He graduated in 1831
and became a distinguished medical practitioner in Dublin
He wrote "A Historyof County Down' in 1875
Alexander Knox (1905-1995), actor, of Dunstanburgh Castle is apparently a descendant

Alexander Know (1905-1995), actor, of Dunstaburg Castle, appears tobe a dewcendant

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